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All-Time #NBArank: Should Larry Legend outrank Russ, Diesel, Duncan and The Dream?

As our countdown enters the top 10, we are left with the best of the best. What jumps out in Nos. 10-6? Big men and championship rings abound.

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Power Rankings: Can WVU stop Kansas' Big 12 streak?

West Virginia, the current Big 12 leader, can take a step toward ending Kansas' run of 11 straight conference titles with a win at Allen Fieldhouse (live on ESPN2 and WatchESPN).

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Watch live: Michigan State-Purdue on ESPN

Trying to keep up in the Big Ten race, the Spartans go up against a Boilermakers team looking to rebound from a loss to Maryland. Watch the game live on ESPN and WatchESPN.

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For the love of Hendu

The infectious spirit of the late, great Dave Henderson lives on through those who attend the A's and Mariners fantasy experiences he created.

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Stacking the NFL's offseason agenda

The NFL has a stacked offseason to-do list. With Super Bowl 50 now behind us, let's run through the top priorities.

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Purdue runs past MSU in first half

MSU's Eron Harris missed a dunk and Purdue's Rapheal Davis (19 points) capitalized on the mistake, draining a 3-pointer to help extend the lead. The Boilermakers are up 46-30 at the half. (Live on ESPN)


Kansas leading battle for 1st in Big 12

A win tonight for the Jayhawks would tie them with West Virginia and Oklahoma for first in the conference. They've built a 7-point halftime lead over WVU to get 20 minutes away from that goal. Game is on ESPN2, WatchESPN


Mike Mazzeo ESPN Staff Writer 

Martin Brodeur called getting his No. 30 retired "closure." Then again, the Hall of Fame will come calling soon too.


Miami beats buzzer, but still trails Pitt

Sheldon McClellan's first field goal was an impressive one; it also cut the Panthers' lead to 5 points at half.


Twitter battle: @Yankees vs. @Cubs

The Yankees have 27 World Series rings and 1.56 million Twitter followers. The Cubs have 2 World Series rings and 759,000 Twitter followers. Watch what happens when the two battle each other on Twitter.


Team celebrates manager's 3-pointer

Robert Lewis, a student with Down syndrome, nailed a late-game 3-pointer on senior night. The crowd erupted and his brother went nuts -- despite playing for the other team.


Dana O'Neil ESPN Senior Writer 

Certainly this is more West Virginia's brand of basketball but Kansas is not rattled. Working the boards and limiting turnovers for the 8-point lead.

Yu Darvish aiming for May or June return

The Rangers' All-Star SP missed all of 2015 following Tommy John surgery on his right elbow. He said his rehabilitation is going well and felt he could throw 95 mph if the team would let him. Darvish is 39-25 with a 3.27 ERA and 680 strikeouts in 545 1/3 career innings.

Davis gets steal, throws down alley

Deyonta Davis forces a turnover then punishes the rim with an alley-oop on the other end of the court. No. 18 Purdue leads No. 8 Michigan State live on ESPN.


Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

Mark Cuban says he's running for president with a "shot and a beer" campaign: "You write my name in and I'll buy you a shot or a beer."

Selden gets layup... and a technical

Wayne Selden Jr. was T'd up for having words with a West Virginia player after making a layup. Kansas leads early, live on ESPN2.


Magic chooses Kobe over Duncan

Sorry, Kareem, but Magic Johnson disagrees with your opinion.


League of Legends global power rankings

Just over the horizon, you can see Cloud9  they rose nine spots in this weeks power rankings. Meanwhile, the Tigers continue to top the chart. Top 50 rankings

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This alley-oop is Rock Chalk approved

Kansas gave its faithful an early boost with an alley-oop slammed home by Landen Lucas. (Live on ESPN2)


Mile High celebration

John Elway, Peyton Manning, Von Miller and others address the crowd in downtown Denver as the Broncos celebrate their third Super Bowl title.


Watch: (8) Michigan State at (18) Purdue

One compelling storyline for this matchup of middle-of-the-pack Big 10 teams: Purdue freshman and conference rebounds leader Caleb Swanigan makes his debut against MSU, the school he decommitted from this fall. Live on ESPN, WatchESPN

Watch: (10) West Virginia at (6) Kansas

These teams met on Jan. 13 and the Mountaineers took down the then-No. 1 Jayhawks. But they've switched roles for this matchup as WVU sits alone atop the Big 12. Live on ESPN2, WatchESPN

Watch: Pittsburgh at (12) Miami

Miami rides a two-game win streak in which star guard Sheldon McClellan averaged 17 points per game and shot 80% from the field. Four of Pitt's five losses this season have come in ACC play. Live on ESPNU, WatchESPN

Melo on Fisher: We were all surprised

Carmelo Anthony reacts to the Knicks' firing of Derek Fisher, saying "you have to continue to put your trust in Phil [Jackson]."


Seifert: The NFL's offseason agenda

End the Deflategate era. Figure out what makes a catch a catch. Find more QBs. Based on Kevin Seifert's list, the NFL may be wishing it had a longer offseason. Busy offseason

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Best sports photos of the week

Von Miller strips the ball from Cam, President Obama cracks jokes and the Fighting Irish take down the Tar Heels. Photos

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Pop hopes Kobe mentors Kawhi Leonard

"Kawhi has learned a lot from the guys that are vets on his own team," Spurs coach Gregg Popovich said. "And Kobe is just another example of somebody that has been disciplined over time, and been a great pro in understanding the responsibility to bring it night after night after night. Kawhi sees that and understands that. He's trying to live that life."

Michael C. Wright ESPN Staff Writer 

Gregg Popovich just joked that they'll "have to kick [assistant GM Sean Marks] out the door soon." Mark is a potential GM candidate for the Nets' vacancy.


Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

Asked if he still wants to be in New York after Derek Fisher firing, Carmelo Anthony says yes and that he's been through worse.